New and Coming Releases: June 17, 2008

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My Mom's New Boyfriend

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: When an uptight federal agent's sexually liberated mother enters into an affair with a man suspected of being involved in an international art-theft ring, it's up to the fresh-faced agent to keep an o... more>>>


Carmen Miranda Collection

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Doll Face is one of two attempts by 20th Century Fox to make a movie star out of crooner Perry Como (the other was If I'm Lucky). Actually, <a href... more>>>


 

Johnny Berlin

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: This hilariously deadpan documentary follows sad sack Johnny Berlin, one of the last remaining luxury train porters, as he takes a week-long trip from Seattle to Los Angeles. Changing sheets and greet... more>>>


Joy Division

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Filmmaker Grant Gee speaks with now-deceased Factory Records founder Tony Wilson; legendary producer Martin Hannett; surviving <a href='/character?pi... more>>>


 

Boxes

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Shot on a total budget of $285, BOXES is a highly independent, experimental feature that deconstructs and indicts the various boxes (namely cars, cubicles, and televisions) that make up the modern Ame... more>>>


Shuffle, Vol. 4

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Aside from the fact that he lives with his beautiful childhood friend Kaede, who pampers him lavishly, Rin is just a typical high school boy. Then one day, two new girls transfer into Rin and Kaede's ... more>>>


The Nude Bomb

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Maxwell Smart, the infamous Agent 86 from the '60s television sitcom Get Smart makes his feature-film debut in this goofy espionage spoof. This time, Smart and his cohorts must stop enemy spies from d... more>>>


Blood+: Volume Two

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: The Chiropterans are among us. They have the ability to look like we look. But make no mistake, these bloodthirsty shape-shifters are not human, and it's up to the secret organization Red Shield to wi... more>>>


It's a Boy Girl Thing

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Two kids with nothing in common are brought together in a very unexpected way in this comedy. Nell (Samaire Armstrong) is a pretty but hopelessly geeky teenage girl who loves Shakespeare and wants lit... more>>>


Jungle Book 2

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Mowgli the "man-cub" returns to the wilderness in this sequel to the Walt Disney Pictures animated favorite The Jungle Book. After leaving life in the jungle behind, Mowgli (voice of Haley Jo... more>>>


Chaos Theory

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: After living his life with clockwork precision, a man throws any and all caution to the wind in this freewheeling comedy-drama. Frank Allen (Ryan Reynolds) is a successful motivational speaker and aut... more>>>


School Rumble: Extra Class OVA

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: In the first season of this offbeat animated comedy series from Japan, 16-year-old Tenma secretly loves the silent and mysterious Karasuma Oji. Meanwhile, teenage delinquent Harima secretly loves Tenm... more>>>


Popeye the Sailor: 1938-1940, Vol. 2

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Popeye makes his first-ever screen appearance in Fleischer Studio's 1933 animated short Popeye the Sailor. Originally screened as a Betty Boop cartoon, it features the voices of William Costello as Po... more>>>


Be Kind Rewind

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: When a bumbling movie lover becomes magnetized while attempting to sabotage a local power plant and accidentally erases all of the videotapes in the small video store where his best friend works, the ... more>>>


 

Rails and Ties

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, and Miles Heizer star in director Alison Eastwood's tale of two families locked into an... more>>>


 

The Sword in the Stone (45th Anniversary) (Special Edition)

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: 1963's The Sword in the Stone is Disney's animated take on Arthurian legend. In the midst of the Dark Ages, when England has no rightful ruler, a sword imbedded in a stone mysteriously appears in a Lo... more>>>


 

Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: A single father who has just found success as the host of an outrageous television talk show begins to question his path in life when he returns home to attend his parents' 50th wedding anniversary pa... more>>>


 

Fanny

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Fanny was adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on the final chapter of Marcel Pagnol's "Marseilles Trilogy". Pagnol's original, titled Cesar, ends with protagoni... more>>>


 

Fool's Gold

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days co-stars Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey re-team on the big screen for this adventurous tale about a treasure-hunting ... more>>>



Love and Other Disasters

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: A hyperactive and high-fashion American transplant living in London and working for Vogue magazine does her best to enhance the lives of those around her while remaining blissfully unaware of the man ... more>>>


 

National Lampoon's Bagboy

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: A lowly grocery clerk goes from ''from bags to riches'' when he hits the road in an effort to win the international competitive bagging championships and the girl of his dreams. ... more>>>


 

Alive or Dead

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: While traveling down a desolate road Maria comes upon an apparently abandoned school bus. A girl has written "HELP ME" in one of the windows and Maria quickly discovers the messy secrets that lie in t... more>>>


 

Super High Me

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Taking inspiration from Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me, Michael Blieden's documentary Super High Me charts what happens to comedian Doug Benson as he spends thirty days smoking marijuana. Benson also... more>>>


 

Classe Tous Risques (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Claude Sautet's The Big Risk was originally distributed to French theatres in 1960 as Classe tous risques. Lino Ventur... more>>>



The Dead Pit

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Zombies rise up from a terrifying pit beneath a notorious mental asylum to do the bidding of the evil Dr. Ramzi, the crazed doctor who twenty years before was walled up alive in the crazy house after ... more>>>


Cut Off

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Abruptly cut off from the family fortune by her millionaire tycoon father, a young girl used to the life of luxury sets out on a Bonnie and Clyde style crime spree with her ne'er do well boyfriend in ... more>>>




Caramel

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: A Beirut beauty salon serves as a microcosm of modern society in director Labaki Nadine's look at liberated conversation in a conflicted society. Over the course of their day it becomes readily appare... more>>>


 

Just Add Water

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Dylan Walsh, Danny DeVito, Jonah Hill, and Justin Long star in prolific actor-turned-writer/director Hart Bochner's quirky romantic comedy about the efforts of a simple blue collar worker to reconnect... more>>>


 

Californication: Season One

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Former X-Files star David Duchovny played for laughs rather than chills in this Hollywood-based Showtime dramedy, which first aired August 13, 2007. Duchovny<... more>>>


 

Burn Notice: Season 1

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: When intelligence agencies need to dispense with one of their spies they serve a burn notice. A burn notice informs other agencies that the spy has become unreliable, effectively ending his or her car... more>>>


 

Emile de Antonio-Radical Saint

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: Even Oliver Stone's 1995 Nixon took a kinder view of our controversial 37th president than the satirical documentary Milhouse-A White Comedy. Made one ... more>>>


 

Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

Releases: 2008-06-17
Synopsis: The debut feature from director Patricia Riggen, this drama centers on a young boy's journey across the U.S./Mexico border to be reunited with his mother. Adrian Alonso stars as Carli... more>>>


 

Daft Punk's Electroma

Releases: 2008-06-22
Synopsis: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, the two founding members of the house electronica band Daft Punk, wrote and directed the memorably... more>>>

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